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Street game changer? #AmazonBooks #SouthportCorridor (at Mystic Celt)

Street game changer? #AmazonBooks #SouthportCorridor (at Mystic Celt)

Amazon Books rumored to be coming to Southport’s former Mystic Celt’s space

Mystic Celt has been closed since the New Year, and Amazon.com’s brick and mortar bookstore is rumored to be coming to 3443 N. Southport Avenue. Amazon currently has a store in Seattle, and is opening other outlets soon in San Diego, California and Portland, Oregon. Rumors are swirling on New York’s Hudson Yards as well.

Amazon plans on opening hundreds of bookstores in the coming years.

A description of what Amazon Books is from Amazon.com’s website:

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Interior demolition of the former Mystic Celt building to start soon

A permit has been approved to demolish the interior of Mystic Celt.  A very similar permit was issued for the new Billy Lawless restaurant before it was demolished to make way for a new restaurant, so time will tell if the building will be torn-down or just gutted and revamped for new retail tenants.

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Holiday Lights on the Southport Corridor

‘Tis the season on the Southport Corridor – all decked out in holiday lights.  Here are some snapshots we took in early December, 2015.

Chicago’s Southport Corridor

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Mystic Celt’s Last Day of Business on Southport is January 3, 2016

From earlier this year, the owner of Mystic Celt had sold the building to L3 Capital, and it has been marketed for lease over the past several months. It has now been confirmed that Mystic\’s last day of business on Southport will be January 3, 2016. Look for new retail and/or food establishments coming over the next several months. The property is currently being marketed for up to three separate store-fronts.

You can see the full listing here from Cushman & Wakefield.

Mystic Celt\’s last holiday season on Chicago’s Southport Corridor.

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